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Opposing Positions Still Butting Heads on Keystone Pipeline

A report from the state department released 2 weeks ago claim the administration does not oppose the pipeline based on its environmental impact. This is drawing out critics saying that Obama is backing away from his pledge to combat climate change. While the Canadian Natural Resource Minister is still counting on the US to approve

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Warming climate could cut labor capacity by 10 percent, study finds

Published on March 11, 2013 by in Impacts

Higher temperatures that are linked to climate change could reduce labor productivity by 10% according to a study by scientists at the  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Researchers looked at military and industrial labor guidelines for heat stress and set them against projections for heat/humidity in the next century. Lead author John Dunne state

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Mars might still harbor life, say scientists

Published on March 11, 2013 by in Science

Some scientists believe that Mars may still be capable of supporting microbial life given findings from Mars-like places on Earth. Research in Antarctica and the Atacama Desert in Chile shows that “microbes can eke out a living in extremely cold and dry environments”. Furthermore, evidence is leading scientists to believe that liquid water might flow

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